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Senator Hyde-Smith believes rebuilding infrastructure is key to the future of Mississippi and the nation.  She understands that aging highways, bridges, and basic public works infrastructure represents an impediment to public safety and economic growth.  She includes the need for greater broadband access among these needs.  Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to using her committee assignments to support responsible efforts to improve infrastructure, particularly in rural areas.


MISS. DELEGATION ANNOUNCES $17 MILLION TO IMPROVE EIGHT MISS. AIRPORTS

MISS. DELEGATION ANNOUNCES $17 MILLION TO IMPROVE EIGHT MISS. AIRPORTS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today announced the award of more than $17 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants for improvement work at eight Mississippi airports.

The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants, which include entitlement and appropriated funds, represent the third round of funding for...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, GUEST WELCOME GRANT IMPROVING RAIL, HIGHWAY TRAFFIC IN RANKIN COUNTY

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, GUEST WELCOME GRANT IMPROVING RAIL, HIGHWAY TRAFFIC IN RANKIN COUNTY

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today welcomed the approval of a $1.5 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help construct a new rail crossing on Highway 18 in Brandon.

The project would eliminate an at-grade crossing...

HYDE-SMITH PRESSURES INTERIOR SEC. ON DECLINING GULF ENERGY PRODUCTION, ADHERING TO LAW

HYDE-SMITH PRESSURES INTERIOR SEC. ON DECLINING GULF ENERGY PRODUCTION, ADHERING TO LAW

Miss. Senator Critical of Cancelled Gulf of Mexico Lease Sales, Delay in New Five-Year Plan

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Challenges Interior Department on Gulf of Mexico Energy Production Decline.
VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions White House Policy to Ban Additional Leasing.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today asked Interior Secretary Deb Haaland to explain the Biden...

$30M in grants to expand internet service in rural Mississippi

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$30M in grants to expand internet service in rural Mississippi

By Jaylan Wright

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Leaders announced more than $30.0 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development funding for broadband fiber delivery to residents in seven rural Mississippi...